French Revolution - National Assembly

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1. Who called the meeting of the Estates General in 1789?
a. King James I
b. King Henry VIII
c. Napoleon
d. King Louis XVI
e. King George V

2. Which of the French estates formed the National Assembly and began running the country?
a. First Estate
b. Second Estate
c. Third Estate
d. Lower Estate
e. Upper Estate

3. What was the main reason that the National Assembly formed?
a. They wanted the church to rule France
b. They wanted more voting power
c. They wanted the nobility to rule France
d. They wanted to work fewer hours
e. They wanted to meet in a nicer building

4. What was the Jacobin Club?
a. A group of British spies
b. A religious group of Catholic monks
c. The top French football club
d. Nobles who wanted a new king
e. A French political club

5. True or False: In the Estates General, the clergy and the nobles could always outvote the commoners which represented 98% of the country.

6. What were the members of the National Assembly called?
a. Senators
b. Congressmen
c. Deputies
d. Aristocrats
e. Members of parliament

7. Which of the following best describes the National Assembly members who sat to the right of the president?
a. They supported the king
b. They were radical revolutionaries
c. They were for democracy
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

8. What United States president influenced the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen?
a. George Washington
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. James Monroe
d. James Madison
e. Thomas Jefferson

9. True or False: The French political clubs worked peacefully together to create a government everyone could agree upon.

10. Where did the National Assembly meet after the king ordered them to disperse?
a. At a tennis court
b. At a local pub
c. At a restaurant
d. At a member's house
e. At the market square

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